Little Harbour East, Placentia Bay

Increasing Air Temperatures

Temperatures are rising throughout the world. Newfoundland and Labrador is already 1.5°C warmer than the historical average and some areas of the province could be almost 4°C warmer by mid-century.

The map below shows how temperatures at sites throughout the province are expected to rise in winter and summer. It was based upon a study completed by Memorial University for the Office of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.

Temperature Change by mid-century

Temperature Change by mid-century

About This Tool

This application was created by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Office of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency. It is designed to provide a broad overview of how climate change is impacting Newfoundland and Labrador, and facilitate meeting curriculum outcomes for the high school course Environmental Science 3205.

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